This is the patient's third laser hair treatment. Has very dark and coarse hair. Laser used is the Cutera CoolGlide.
The Cutera CoolGlide is the best laser hair removal system on the market for all skin types and tones, from light to dark, including tanned patients. Its unique design, longer wavelength, and innovative cooling design, allow extremely effective, safe and permanent results.
The color, texture and distribution of the hair will determine your laser settings. Area must be shaved prior to laser treatment.
Step 1: Clean the area that is to be treated
Clean underarms with alcohol to remove any extra residue. The laser targets hair follicle pigment so you don't want other particles.
Step 2: Lay down, get comfortable & relax.
Step 3: Ice Area
Ice/cool area if preferred to dull the possible mild pinching/stinging sensation.
Step 4: Gel area
Apply gel to area. Gel is a barrier between the CoolGlide and the skin.
Step 5: Apply awesome goggles, not only for style, but for protection.
Step 6: Laser treatment
Step 7: Remove Gel
Some follicles will immediately come out as seen on the gauze. The remaining follicles, in active growth phase, will fall out in the next two weeks.
Step 8: Ice
Ice area if you have discomfort.
Immediate Post-Laser Treatment
Repeat steps every 6 weeks. Optimal results after 6 treatments. Maintenance treatments may be required.